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Multangular Tower

Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
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Located in the Museum Gardens, this is the most intact section of the Roman walls of Old York, which is dated around 300AD.
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3 Aug 2016
20 Mar 2016
“Romans, not Romanovs”
Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Yorkshire is a must visit for all history lovers. This place is covered as part of the guided tours.

Thank ud1981
Reviewed 20 March 2016

When you think that something has been standing for 2,000 years, its kind of mind boggling to think of what this structure has witnessed. This place has real Roman caskets that we made 2,000 years ago and have stayed there for that long. Incredible. It...More

Thank Harrison B
Reviewed 28 February 2016

looks like just another part of the wall, but actually a roman fort reused when the mediaeval wall was constructed. it is in museum gardens

Thank HatterWilko
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The Roman Multangular Tower can be found in the Museum Gardens and is one of a number of sites in the garden which makes them so special. There is a path through the fern garden which takes you inside the tower (however there is a...More

Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Most of the Roman construction in York is buried well below ground indicating how the street - levels have risen in the several hundred years since Eboracum was established. The lowest strata are a small fragment of the impressive fort created by the Romans. That...More

Thank JohnScarr70
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The Tower get's it name from it's 10 sided construction and is the only surviving tower out of eight that protected the city. Walk around the tower and you can see exposed parts of the wall and how well they were constructed, it's amazing that...More

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Others have been a little dismissive of this piece of history in the delightful museum gardens. The fact that this tower still stands is testament to the strength of the original foundations which formed part of the defences to the garrison of Roman Eboracum now...More

1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

While this is "just" an octagonal stone tower and doesn't merit a second glance... It is in fact part of the Roman walls of York - and so is 1800 years old. Amazing that it has survived so long, so well and so extensively

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

It really is just a piece of wall in the castle museum gardens. As part of the whole Roman history in York this is not to be missed but a stand alone attraction it is not. It is what it says it is, a tower...More

Thank Malc R
Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

It's really fascinating and when you go inside you can see the different architectural styles, with the different roman and medieval influences. Doesn't look much but very interesting and dynamic inside. Great way to spend a wee bit of time in the bustling city.

Thank McNeil13
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